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Melissa Thompson Millard - Cincinnati, OH

Scripps Center312 Walnut StreetSuite 1610 Cincinnati, OH 45202

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Updated: 12/15/2022

Overview

Melissa Thompson Millard is an associate attorney with Barbara J. Howard Co., L.P.A., located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Melissa focuses her practice primarily on family and matrimonial law.

Licensed to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, Melissa represents clients throughout both states who are dealing with legal matters related to divorce, child custody and support, property division, alimony and other related issues...

Melissa Thompson Millard is an associate attorney with Barbara J. Howard Co., L.P.A., located in Cincinnati, Ohio. Melissa focuses her practice primarily on family and matrimonial law.

Licensed to practice in Ohio and Kentucky, Melissa represents clients throughout both states who are dealing with legal matters related to divorce, child custody and support, property division, alimony and other related issues. A highly rated attorney, Melissa works closely with all clients she serves, treating them with compassion and respect while advocating on behalf of their rights and best interests. Melissa was selected as a Super Lawyers Rising Star from 2017-2023.

In 2011, Melissa graduated with highest distinction from Indiana University Bloomington, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Studies and a Bachelor of Arts in French. She then attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law, obtaining her Juris Doctor, magna cum laude, in 2014 and graduated as a member of the Order of the Coif, a designation given to law students graduating in the top 10% of their class. In 2014, she was admitted to the practice of law in Ohio, and in 2015, she was admitted to the practice of law in Kentucky.

While pursuing her legal degree, Melissa was active with the University of Cincinnati Law Review, where she served as notes and comments editor, and she was a fellow with the college's Glenn M. Weaver Institute of Law and Psychiatry. She also published an article with the University of Cincinnati Law Review that discussed judicial remedies under the Hague Convention.

Qualifications

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio, 2014
  • Kentucky, 2015

Other Affiliations

  • American Bar Association, Member
  • Ohio State Bar Association, Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Member
  • Cincinnati Association of Collaborative Professionals, Member

Pro Bono Activities

  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, Community Service Committee, Member
  • Cincinnati Bar Association, Women Lawyers Section, Member; CLE Planning Committee, Member
  • Cincinnati Association of Collaborative Professionals, Pro Bono Project Volunteer
  • Hamilton County Domestic Relations Court Family Law Clinic, Attorney Volunteer
  • Legal Aid Society/Volunteer Lawyers Project, Attorney Volunteer
  • Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, Youth Mentor

Education

  • University of Cincinnati College of Law, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2014
    Juris Doctor
    Honors: Order of the Coif
    Law Review: University of Cincinnati Law Review, Member and Notes & Comments Editor
  • Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, May, 2011
    Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Sciences
    Honors: With Highest Distinction
    Major: Human Development and Family Studies, French

Fees

Accepts Credit Cards

Articles

Published Works

  • Will Non-Custodial Parents Who Are Refused Visitation with Children Also Be Turned Away from U.S. Courts? Judicial Remedies under The Hague Convention, 82 U. Cin. L. Rev. 1005 (Spring 2014)
  • “Ethics & Technology: Where the Rubber Meets the Road,” Cincinnati Bar Association Domestic Relations Institute, April 2015
  • “Ethics & Technology: Where the Rubber Meets the Road V 2.0,” Cincinnati Bar Association Domestic Relations Institute, April 2016
  • “The Ethics of Keeping it Safe: Data Security for Attorneys – Small Office Perspective,” Cincinnati Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, June 2016
  • “The Ethics of Keeping it Safe: Data Security for Family Law Attorneys,” Ohio Chapter of the American Association of Matrimonial Lawyers, January 2017
  • “Professionalism – Ethics & Technology,” Cincinnati Bar Association, Ethics and Professionalism Section, November 2018

Office Information

Address

Scripps Center312 Walnut StreetSuite 1610 Cincinnati, OH 45202

Fax

  • 513-562-3532

Achievements

Other Sources of Feedback About Melissa Thompson Millard

Included on the 2024 Ohio list


Past Lists

  • 2023 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2022 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2021 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2020 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2019 Ohio Super Lawyers list
  • 2018 Ohio Super Lawyers list

View the profile for Melissa Thompson Millard on Super Lawyers

Honors

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2017-2023

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